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Book review: Nuclear weapons in the information age

Diskaya, Ali (2013) Book review: Nuclear weapons in the information age. LSE Review of Books (27 Mar 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Far from being obsolete in today’s information age, nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction have not only survived, but have become weapons for states that face security threats, including perceived threats of nuclear blackmail, or expectation of conflicts. This study focuses on this unplanned coexistence of two distinct arts of war, including the possibility that states like the U.S. may be held hostage to nuclear blackmail by “outlier” regimes or terrorists, such as North Korea. Ali Diskaya finds Stephen J. Cimbalas’s account of the dangers which global human society is facing in the second nuclear age to be insightful, systematic and comprehensive.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 LSE Review of Books; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2013 11:40
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2019 23:19
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52811

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